The Game of Thrones series engages a dedicated and loyal global viewership. Even the former U.S. President Mr. Barack Obama is its avid fan. Its massive popularity made it the first series that had its episodes shown on IMAX theaters.
I too have a few friends who go ga-ga on this mystical series.
Being a no TV viewing person, I do not get the GOT discussions. Its layered story arcs are beyond my realm. The fight for power, complicated family dynamics, and violence are complex to understand. But I do get the Ice, dragons and the Iron chair part.
As per my understanding of the show. I searched for a few Game of Thrones handmade gifts.
If you are a part of the series’s active fandom. Then, you might want to check out my curated list of products below:
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Know About 7 Handmade Gifts Guaranteed to Make GOT Lovers Excited
1. Handmade Dragon Eggs
Dragon eggs form a pivotal part of the GOT series.
A hope chest with dragon eggs was the wedding gift in the adaption of Song of Ice and Fire series. Thus, that beautiful gift holds a great significance in the story.
In the show, these eggs bring forth the dragons. Though in the real world there is no probability of that magic to happen.
But if you obsess over those dragon eggs. Then, you will love these handmade ones in polymer clay.
Each of the eggs is 4-inches long and 8-inches in circumference. They weigh 0.5 pounds each. Together as a set, the chest with the eggs inside weighs about 5 pounds.
Since the dragon eggs hold a sentimental obsession for GOT fans. The chest has the quote – Dragons are no slaves on the inside of its lid. A true GOT fan must own these crafted beauties.
2. Game of Thrones Handmade Gifts ~ Candles Set
The best part about candles is that they transport you to a different world. Their aroma can create a personal bubble for you to stay immersed with settings of GOT universe. Hence, these GOT theme candles can align your thoughts to a mystical world.
The set of 3 candles are in beautiful 16-ounces apothecary jars. They have custom designed labels of House Stark, House Targaryen, and House Baratheon.
Natural soy wax is hand poured by the handmade artist. She ships the candles from Wisconsin in an elegant gift box. Thus, they are ready to gift as well.
The characteristic aroma of the candles is as below:
The white color represents the House Stark. It smells of a fresh breeze from the orchids and ylang-ylang. Aromas of sandalwood, pine needles, and patchouli add to its walking-in-the-woods appeal. Therefore, you are going to love its scent.
This candle’s strong citrus and floral aroma is reminiscent of the Red Dragon’s Blood. So, it will drift your thoughts towards the bond between Daenerys and her dragons.
Its deep earthy aroma is from fresh orange, grape, cloves and rose.
This grey colored candle derives inspiration from House Baratheon’s home of Storm’s End.
It has a calming fragrance of roses, cyclamen, jasmine, and carnations. While a subtle hint of apple and a woody aroma adds a subtle hint of calm when it burns. Thereby, it complements well with the settling of a spring thunderstorm.
3. Games of Thrones Sterling Silver Pendant
If you wish to go beyond the metaphysical experience of dragon candles. Then, this silver pendant with the Stark Direwolf motif is the one for you.
It is beautiful craftsmanship by the handmade artist from Kiev, Ukraine.
He is a passionate jewelry artist who starts with a paper sketch. Then, he makes a wax model before setting the final one in 925 sterling silver. The silver metal goes through the usual process of blackening, oxidation, and melting.
The artist is open to customization of the attached ring hole for using the motif as a pendant. Also, he can custom create the pendant in red or white gold.
4. Game of Thrones Iron Throne Coasters
What could be better than a GOT chair to gift a die-hard fan of GOT? – A GOT’s iron throne memorabilia.
That is why this set of 4 coasters encased in a GOT theme throne will delight the passionate fans.
3 of the coasters have the insignia of the houses from the show. That includes –
Series logo, and
The craft is on high-quality birch wood with a cork backing. Also, the throne case and the coasters are laser cut and laser engraved. Moreover, they have a sealed varnish finish for water resistance.
The coasters are 8-mm thick and have a 10-cm diameter. Thus, they work well for all kinds of glasses and mugs.
While the iron chair case box has 11.5-cm (width) x 5.5-cm (depth) x 11.5-cm (height).
The ceramic-like finish and exactitude of this collectible will impress everyone. Plus, it is a privilege to own a relic like the ones of the king of Andals.
5. GOT Theme Cutting Board
From one of my GOT fan friends, I got to know about the Game of Thrones inspired party food. As much as I wanted to stop my eyes from rolling, I could not.
I find it hard to believe that there could be Maester Pycelle’s Pupu Platter and Khal Drogurt.
So, if you are planning for a watch party for the final season of Game of Thrones. Then, a custom cutting board with GOT inspiration is perfect to set the mood for the festivity.
A handmade artist from Pennsylvania handcrafts GOT parody cutting board. The standard engraving on the wooden board is –
Dinner is Coming.
Though instead of mentioning the House Stark below the quote. The artist offers 2 lines of customization. The first one is for replacing Stark with your family name. And the second is for the year of the relationship. So, if you got married in 2018, you could get a custom engraving as – Established 2018.
There is customization for the size of the wood as well. You can select different ones as per your liking.
The standard board size is 9-inches (length) x 6-inches (breadth). The other options are 11-inches x 9-inches and 18-inches x 11-inches. These cutting boards are of bamboo material from sustainable sources.
The handmade artist smoothens the board with food-grade mineral oil.
6. Game of Thrones Handmade Gifts ~ Coffee Mug
There exist Game of Thrones inspired couple gifts too. By that, I do not mean a couple jewelry sets.
As a true GOT fan, the love for the series starts from your daily cup of happiness. By that, I mean insignia from the drama inscribed on handmade coffee mugs.
The beautiful pottery mugs have a forest green glaze with a gradient of brown. It has the quotes written in the trademark fonts from the show. They are –
“My Sun and Stars” and “Moon of My Life“.
These mugs let you spend your mornings with the love of your life reminiscing your favorite show.
These set of 2 mugs are handmade by an artist from Florida. She starts her pottery wheel with white stoneware. It is then subjected to a kiln to get the desired glaze.
Since this set of mugs goes through 2167 Fahrenheit, thus, they are durable and chip resistant.
You can also put them in a microwave and a dishwasher. But they are not suitable for direct heat exposure. Thus, you cannot use them on a stove top.
You can order these mugs in 3 different sizes – 12, 16 and 20 ounces.
The footage of the artist’s wheel thrown pottery making process is as below:
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Throwing one of my 20 ounce mugs. You’ll see me use a few tools here, one of which is a set of calipers that help keep dimensions the same from mug to mug as I throw. Even with all of the tools I use to keep the dimensions the same, there are still slight variations in each mug. I threw 27 of these 20 ounce mugs in this sitting as well as many other items.
7. Game of Thrones Wall Clock
Are you planning to have Game of Thrones-themed party food while watching the show?
Then, you must watch your time the show inspired way too. Meaning you need to have a clock with the silhouettes of the saga’s characters. From left to right, they are – Ned Stark, Daenerys Targaryen, Jon Snow, Tyrion, and Jaime Lannister.
This clock is from a vinyl record by a handmade artist from Ukraine. They transform the record into a battery operated quartz clock.
The diameter of the clock is 12-inches, and it weighs 12 ounces. Its mechanism does not make a sound. So you can even place it in your study room. One AA battery is all that you need to set your time in the mystic saga.
The intriguing story arcs and grey shades of the characters of GOT have cast a spell on millions. The fans of this show watch it in awe and amazement.
The medieval realism and historical appeal of this fantasy strike a chord with its fans. That is why the viewership of this series has surpassed its contemporaries.
The popularity of the show has led to its fan’s involvement in popular culture. So, with time, the fandom transformed into the creating customized Game of Thrones gifts.
This article lists 7 popular Game of Thrones handmade gifts. You can buy and gift them to your GOT fan friends.
The alphabetical list of my GOT fan friends who helped me with this article –
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